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Melissa in the hall of mews explains progress of the vulture goes over the occurrences of V.01.294 (including grasshopper) before trying again. Melissa enters enclusure, MLS thru fence, Suli on hanging perch, Melissa puts towel somewhere else, z-in on vulture, 3:32 - suli jumps from hanging perch to astro turf, 4:12 - MS cleans beak, 4:20 - MS suli rouses, Melissa explains what a rouse is. MS still thru gate, Suli cleans beak on astroturf, Melissa explains it's called feaking, suli walks to corner (closer to Melissa), 5:50 melissa hand pan to melissa, takes a few steps toward, more feaking at 7:04 . Melissa CU hand shifts rat around in hand to show as much of it to Suli as she can, MS hand thru gate. Suli finally approaches and eats from Melissa's hand! VARIOUS SHOTS, at 12:49 - Melissa says that this was the 4th or 5th try for feeding (out of hand) Suli continues to eat, Melssa explains the next steps, get her to trust Melissa even more, get her to jump to a glove to eat, put her jesses on prepare as edu bird, also theory why vultures are more social birds. WS, Melissa exits from the enclosure and gives a progress report, remarking it took her about 15 minutes to approach the food, fairly quick.

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